The Best Tweets About The General Election

Yesterday, the general election that barely anyone wanted was held and, well, things were a lot more interesting than anyone expected.
As it stands at the moment, Theresa May has reached a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to form a coalition.
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Unsurprisingly, Twitter has been a wild ride for the past 12 hours and shows no sign of slowing down any time soon. Let us take you on a journey...
Things started off with Labour supporters oscillating between self-deprecation and quiet hope.
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Then the exit polls came in. And the mood changed.
People began to whisper about the possibility of a hung parliament – some more confidently than others.
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After a number of key Conservative seats turned Labour, the left went from quietly hopeful to, well, fabulously excited.
Something awkward happened.
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People really liked retweeting this tweet from Theresa May.
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Home Secretary Amber Rudd asked for recounts in her constituency of Hastings and Rye (she narrowly held on to her seat in the end).
Things got a bit spicy in Scotland when several SNP seats were unexpectedly claimed by Conservatives.
But mainly, people were really into calling Theresa May out.
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At around 4am, a hung parliament was declared. Some worried how to explain something to the President of the United States that none of us fully understood either.
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Could there be another election, people wondered, fearing for the mental wellbeing of Brenda from Bristol.
The wheat field thing refused to die.
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The hung parliament delighted many who offered innovative ideas on how to rectify the situation.
Realistically, though, no one had any idea what was going on.
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Although they did know that UKIP had an absolute 'mare.
Now, though, it looks like Theresa May might have made a deal with the DUP. Latest reports suggest she is heading to Buckingham Palace at 12.30pm to ask the Queen for permission to form a government.
The British public responded as expected.
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As Theresa May arrived at Buckingham Palace, good cheer was in wild abundance.
Then Theresa May gave a speech which confused everyone quite a lot.
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So a DUP x Conservative coalition is under way. And people are not happy.
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But remember kids, whatever happens in this uncertain time, there are two very important things to take away from this election.
Firstly, 18-24 year olds NAILED this election. The official figures relating how many young people turned out to vote aren't known yet but estimates point to it being a stunning 72%. Young people are more politically engaged than ever, and whatever happens, that is fantastic news.
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Secondly, Grayson Perry has totally got your back. Now and always.
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